CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 29/05/2018 13:19

Cyprus FM: Maintaining the Iran deal is crucial for peace in South East Mediterranean

Maintaining the international agreement on Irans nuclear program, JCPOA, following the withdrawal of the United States, is a crucial element for security in the South East Mediterranean region, in Europe, but also for the global nuclear non-proliferation architecture in general, Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides stressed during the EU28 debate on the matter, at the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels.

Cyprus gains on importance in satellite services sector, Ministry Director tells CNA

Cyprus is gaining on importance in the field of space technology services, as in recent years it has granted ten licenses to organizations to launch telecommunication satellites, using the space that Cyprus secures through the UN International Telecommunication Union. The Cyprus News Agency has spoken with Director of the Department of Electronic Communications at the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, Georgios Komodromos, about the country’s services in the field of space technology, earth observation, and the Memoranda of Understanding that Cyprus has recently signed with Greece and Israel.

European Parliament legislates on temporary employees, debates EU future and golden visas

The European Parliament is set to pass legislation on the protection of temporary employees, to debate the future of Europe with Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and seek greater transparency and oversight from member states in their schemes granting the so called golden visas.

EU should freeze funds towards Turkey, Cypriot MEP says

Cypriot MEP Lefteris Christoforou has said that the EU should freeze funds towards Turkey for 2019 and even for the next multi-annual fiscal framework if the country continues to violate EU principles and values.

MP Stella Kyriakidou to participate in PACE meetings in Croatia

Cypriot MP Stella Kyriakidou will be participating in meetings of the Presidency of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), the Presidential Committee, the Standing Committee and the Ad hoc Committee on the Role and Mission of PACE, to take place in Croatia.

Source: Cyprus News Agency